Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp
21

January 21 – January 22
2 Sessions

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York , NY 10010
$525 USD
Regular Ticket
$525 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

21

January 21 – January 22
2 Sessions

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York , NY 10010
$525 USD
Regular Ticket
$525 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop Series

Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself? Programming for Non-Programmers is workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started.

Schedule

Jan 21
Saturday, 21 January 10 am – 6 pm EST Session I: Intro to Programming + Front-End Web Development

PART 1: You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way. The tech speak:

  • What is programming?
  • What can you build with various languages?
  • What is web development?
  • The difference between a web site and web app
  • Stages of web development.
  • The difference between front-end and back-end web development.
  • What are common programming concepts?

The basics of code:

  • HTML/CSS & JavaScript.
  • Demo, read and update simple examples of code.

PART 2: Introduction to Front End Web Development We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way:

HTML basics

  • How to get set up on your own computer.
  • Use the basic content tags (headings, images, links, paragraphs).
  • Create different sections in your website (layout).

CSS basics

  • Basic styling properties and how to connect with HTML.
  • Selectors and how the different sections of a site.

You will also learn:

  • How to upload a web page to a server using FTP.
  • How to obtain a domain name.
  • The difference between HTML5/CSS3 and HTML/CSS.
  • The purpose of JavaScript and how it drives interactivity in your site.
Jan 22
Sunday, 22 January 10 am – 6 pm EST Session II: Back-End Web Development

PART 3: You will be introduced to back-end technologies and learn the following along the way:

Basics of web apps:

  • The components of a web app.
  • How to build a very simple web app using Rails or Node.js.
  • The purpose of web frameworks.
  • What is an API?
  • The purpose of databases and their major components.
  • Write a simple program that uses variables and takes user input.
  • Create a "hello world" web app and customize it.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Please bring a laptop to class with Sublime Text downloaded.
  • Sessions can be taken together or individually but must be taken in order. Ie - Programming for Non-Programmers Session I is a pre-req for Session II and Session III.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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